In line with Egypt’s vision to support entrepreneurship as one of the drivers of economic growth, I-EVENTS, founded and managed by Amr Mansi, launched Egypt’s Entrepreneur Awards (EEA) aiming to acknowledge the state’s brightest entrepreneurs across various industries.
The awards ceremony is scheduled to take place in May 2021 and will celebrate these brilliant entrepreneurs in a glamorous event with plenty of networking opportunities, entertainment and above all, appreciation.
The objective of this event is to honor the achievements of rising entrepreneurs who
have established themselves as leaders in their industries, and to inspire entrepreneurs
who are starting out as well as create a solid platform for the greatest minds to meet.
Egypt’s Entrepreneur Awards is the first-of-its-kind in Egypt to celebrate entrepreneurs; what sets it apart is an advisory board that features some of Egypt’s leading business
and entrepreneurial minds. Their role is to provide objective expertise and guidance, making EEA a credible and
The advisory board includes Ahmed Elsewedy, President & CEO of Elsewedy Electric S.A.E.; Aladdin Saba, Founding Partner of BPE Partners; Ahmed Habib, President & CEO of Harvest Holdings & Founding Member of EO Cairo; Hussein Rifai, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Inertia Holding; Dina El Mofty, Founder of Injaz Egypt;
Neveen El Tahri, Chairperson at Delta Shield for Investment; Onsi Sawiris, Co-Founder & Managing Partner at HOF Capital; Thuraya Ismail, Executive Director of Mentor Arabia & Eisenhower Fellow; and Wael Fakharany, CEO of Omnix International.EEA’s official website launched last month to introduce the awards and allow nominees
to submit their applications. There will be over 15 categories represented such as: Architecture & Design, Fashion & Jewelry, E-Commerce, Education, Fitness & Lifestyle, Food & Beverage, Media & Advertising, Social Entrepreneurship, Tourism, Next Generation Family Intrapreneur, and more.
The nominations will be presented to and evaluated by jury panels comprising of at least
three top industry experts that have been meticulously selected by the advisory board. EEA is powered by Inertia Holding, a powerhouse in real estate and development with
several projects across Egypt. “Inertia believes that entrepreneurship is essential to the
economic development of Egypt.
We support and believe in EEA’s vision to encourage and support talented individuals as this reflects our own values in aiding the development and growth of the entrepreneurial ecosystem,” said Hussein Rifai, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Inertia Holding.
Moreover, Orange and PepsiCo will be sponsoring the events as EEA’s Co-Partners. In addition to sponsoring EEA, PepsiCo empowers Egyptian youth through various initiatives in the entrepreneurship and sports fields.